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Old 09-27-2006, 02:23 AM
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I have a pair of San Christobal Pumilio's that have laid a total of 10 eggs in the last 3 weeks. 8 were fertile and became tads. But only 1 "disappeared." Both times tads died in the egg mass. The second time it really bothered me because all 4 eggs hatched and the "tads" were really moving around in the mass. But the parents just let them sit.
I bought the pair as a proven pair so I am guessing they laid eggs at least once in the past.
The frogs are in a 15 gallon horizontal setup with a 4 broms and about 12 film canisters, filed with water, throughout the tank. So there are many tad depositing choices.

My question is..Has anyone ever run into a situation where the parents just never get to understanding how to raise tads?

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I can't be the only one this has happened to...

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Old 09-28-2006, 12:54 AM
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There have been a few talks on this, and sometimes it just takes them a bit to figure things out. In some cases they never figure it out. This is some of the issues with some of the more rare pums.
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